Brick Lane

Brick Lane A captivating read from a debut novelist, Brick Lane brings the immigrant milieu of East London to vibrant life With great poignancy, Ali illuminates a foreign world her well developed characters pull readers along on a deeply psychological, almost spiritual journey Through the eyes of two

The Good Muslim

The Good Muslim From prizewinning Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam comes her deeply moving second novel about the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh, seen through the intimate lens of a family Pankaj Mishra praised A Golden Age, Tahmima Anam s debut novel, as a startlingly accomplished and gripping novel

The Newlyweds

The Newlyweds A powerful, funny, richly observed tour de force by one of America s most acclaimed young writers a story of love and marriage, secrets and betrayals A powerful, funny, richly observed tour de force by one of America s most acclaimed young writers a story of love and marriage, secrets and

Lajja: Shame

Lajja: Shame The Duttas Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, and their two children, Suranjan and Maya have lived in Bangladesh all their lives Despite being part of the country s small Hindu community, that is terrorized at every opportunity by Muslim fundamentalists, they refuse to leave their country, as most of their

White Teeth

White Teeth At the center of this invigorating novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal Hapless veterans of World War II, Archie and Samad and their families become agents of England s irrevocable transformation A second marriage to Clara Bowden, a beautiful, albeit tooth challenged,

The Bones of Grace (Bangla Desh #3)

The Bones of Grace (Bangla Desh #3) The much anticipated new novel by the Granta Best of Young British Novelist Anwar told me that it wasn t until he almost died that he realised he needed to find the woman he had once loved I ve thought about that a lot in the last few years, that if Anwar hadn t worked on that building site, he

In the Light of What We Know

In the Light of What We Know A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century An investment banker approaching forty, his career collapsing and his marriage unraveling, receives a surprise visitor at his West Londontown house Confronting the disheveled figure of a South

The Storm

The Storm Inspired by the 1970 Bhola Cyclone, in which half a million people perished overnight, The Storm seamlessly interweaves five love stories that, together, chronicle sixty years of Bangladeshi history Shahryar, a recent Ph.D graduate and father of nine year old Anna, must leave the US when his visa

Bangladesh: A Legacy of Blood

Bangladesh: A Legacy of Blood Bangladesh A Legacy of Blood is a book written by journalist Anthony Mascarenhas The book chronicles the bloody coups and uprisings in the post independence Bangladesh The book focuses on the two towering figures of Bangladeshi politics, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Ziaur Rahman They are popularly

A History of Bangladesh

A History of Bangladesh Bangladesh is a new name for an old land whose history is little known to the wider world A country chiefly famous in the West for media images of poverty, underdevelopment, and natural disasters, Bangladesh did not exist as an independent state until 1971 Willem van Schendel s history reveals the

The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday

The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday Saad Z Hossain continues to blow through the flimsy walls of genre like a whirlwind with The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday, sweeping science fiction, fantasy, myth, and satire into the wildly imaginative vortex of his ever expanding fictional universe of alternate djinn history and futures.

Djinn City

Djinn City Indelbed is a lonely kid living in a crumbling mansion in the super dense, super chaotic third world capital of Bangladesh When he learns that his dead mother was a djinn commonly known as a genie and that his drunken loutish father is a sitting emissary to the djinns e.g a magician ,

Bright Lines

Bright Lines A vibrant debut novel, set in Brooklyn and Bangladesh, Bright Lines follows three young women and one family struggling to make peace with secrets and their past For as long as she can remember, Ella has longed to feel at home Orphaned as a child after her parents murder, and afflicted with

The Storm

The Storm Inspired by the 1970 Bhola Cyclone, in which half a million people perished overnight, The Storm seamlessly interweaves five love stories that, together, chronicle sixty years of Bangladeshi history Shahryar, a recent Ph.D graduate and father of nine year old Anna, must leave the US when his visa